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Lenten Almond Cookies – Kwareżimal (Package contains 5 sweets)

$13.75

Kwareżimal is the traditional Maltese sweet associated with Lent. In fact, the word ‘kwareżimal’ refers to the ‘quadragesima’, literally translated, the forty days of Lent. Kwareżimal contains no fat and it used to contain no eggs since the latter was not allowed during Lent. They are a flat, elongated sweet made of almonds, flour and sugar, with honey and chopped nuts on top.

Package contains 5 sweets.

INGREDIENTS:
Pastry: Flour, Sugar, Almonds, eggs, honey, cocoa powder, orange zest and various spices.

Description

Kwareżimal is the traditional Maltese sweet associated with Lent. In fact, the word ‘kwareżimal’ refers to the ‘quadragesima’, literally translated, the forty days of Lent. Kwareżimal contains no fat and it used to contain no eggs since the latter was not allowed during Lent. They are a flat, elongated sweet made of almonds, flour and sugar, with honey and chopped nuts on top.

Additional information

Weight 0.75 lbs
Dimensions 6 × 3 × 2 in

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